Europe: corn market

Precipitation deficit at the background of excessive air temperatures in several Black Sea countries, particularly in Romania, Bulgaria and Ukraine, raise market operators` concerns as to the volume of Black Sea corn supply in 2016/2017. But major attention is focused on Bulgaria and Romania, due to the fact that precipitation quantity has been lower in…

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Belarus: grains harvests down

As of August 9, agricultural organizations of Belarus harvested grains and pulses throughout 1.484 million ha, or 67.2% of the planned areas, down by 48.5 thousand ha YoY. The average yield totaled 3.47 t/ha, the harvested volumes – 5.146 million tons of grains, the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Belarus declared. Agrarians have…

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Russia: winter crops planting started

Some regions of the Volga Federal District of Russia, as well as Kaliningrad and Vladimir oblasts started planting winter crops for the harvest-2017, the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation declared. Agrarians of the country planted winter crops throughout the areas of 5.4 thousand ha. But on the same date last year, the index…

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Russia: Almaz-Antey presents new-generation air-defense missiles

Russian Navy will be eqipped by the Almaz-Antey arms manufacturer`s newly-introduced air-defense missiles, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said. “Almaz-Antey has presented the results of the tests of new-generation air-defense missiles for the Navy to the Military-Industrial Commission”, Rogozin, who heads the commission, said on his Twitter account. The commission will check the development of…

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Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan to take steps for North-South corridor’s development

Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan will take measures on the development of transportation infrastructure, including the North-South international transportation corridor, the draft declaration says. “The sides intend to support efforts to integrate regional transportation and communication opportunities aimed at creating an economically profitable and environmentally friendly transportation infrastructure”, says the declaration that should be approved by…

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Ukraine: buckwheat prices to go down

In 2016/2017 MY, Ukraine will increase the total supply of buckwheat on the domestic market, which will lead to lowering of the grain prices, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine declared, with reference to the results of the monitoring of food markets. In 2016, the harvest volumes of buckwheat in Ukraine will…

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